Monthly Archives: August 2015

Company Pays a Hefty Price for Fireball Incidence Involving Workers

The HSE impeached a company and its manager and imposed a fine of £10,000 for a fire incident that happened on August 10 2010. The Birmingham based firm RVB Investments UK Ltd and Clifford Leigh, the manager came under the axe when a fire was started when two workers cut a 1,000-volt live electric wire at a Telford industrial unit. Continue reading

Tough Schedules Take Their Toll on HGV Drivers Unless Government Regulates Driving Hours

In a release to press persons recently, Unite union strongly persuaded a prioritization of Government policies to make limits on driving hours of HGV (Heavy Goods Vehicles) drivers. In a bid to better the quality of Lorries plying the highways, Unite also urged the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA) to standardize their infrastructure. Continue reading

Policies are Not Enough to Combat Violent Behaviour at the Office

Amazingly, more than one million people in Britain have gone through first hand some kind of violent behaviour at the work place within the last two years. Concurrently, plenty of staff cannot voice it if they face bullying as well as aggressive behaviour that can turn extremely violent at the work place. This is what has been discovered in the latest investigation conducted.

Overseers and specialists in jobs that pay well are more likely to be found in the group that encounters violent behaviour at the workplace. Continue reading